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Certified Aging in Place Specialist
Code of Ethics
cognitive support technologies
Guidelines to the Code of Ethics
OT & dementia care
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Results for elderly
Re: Is everyone made to be a caregiver?
I am sharing a house with my grandparents, husband and dog in tow. Of everyone in the family--my father and 3 siblings--it was clear that I had the personality, desire, and means to care for 2 aging relatives--one of whom is physically healthy and cognitively declining and one who is physically frail...
Tue, Dec 7 2010
Revision of CPT
I am an occupational therapy student, and I have been researching the Cognitive Performance Test (CPT) assessment and had a few questions about it. The administration needs to be done in a clinical (or unfamiliar) setting so the patient cannot just use their procedural memory, because the CPT...
Fri, Mar 16 2012
seeking participants for survey on use of external aids with adults with cognitive impairments
This is a last call for OTs and COTAs in the US who have at least one year of experience working with adults with cognitive impairments to participate in an online survey concerning the use of external aids to compensate for cognitive impairments. This survey is being completed for a graduate project...
Tue, Mar 20 2012
AOTF Award for Community Volunteerism
The American Occupational Therapy Foundation is pleased to announce the AOTF Award for Community Volunteerism, an award and honorarium to be given to OTs who demonstrate commitment, excellence and/or innovation in providing community-based volunteer services using occupational therapy skills in the U...
Wed, Oct 19 2011
Re: OT's not doing ADL's
I too am an OTR and a rehab manager. I agree with your observations and am too concerned with this trend among our colleagues. Moreover, my deepest concern is the one dimensional aspect in which we allow ourselves to be defined. It is in our deepest roots as human beings to remain productive not stagnant...
Tue, May 8 2012
Reimbursement for "Quality of Life" Goals for DementiaH
Does anyone have suggestions and/or examples for writing OT goals specifically for quality of life/activities of choice that help support lifeskills programs for patients/residents with dementia? Any info on reimbursement using The Allen Cognitive Scale for measurable outcomes? Thanks!
Mon, Sep 10 2012
SNF Ethics: Pressure to Maximize Reimbursement Categories
I write this with frustration. Our privately owned SNF was taken over by a new owner one year ago. While most aspects of service delivery have remained unchanged, we were approached last week with direction via a consultant/new owner/administrator that we were to approach things differently. We were...
Fri, May 4 2012
Homecare, OT and Med B
Hello OT's! I really hope this question posts! I have been having trouble making things post, or getting replies posted. Technology eh? My question for any OT's out there that happen to be well versed in regulatory and payor issues--Do you happen to know if Med B can be used in homecare...
Sun, Jun 17 2012
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